Missteps in the Parks
A climber making an ascent of Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park died in a fall of roughly 800 feet Friday, according to park officials.
A 29-year-old Rhode Island man high on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park fell upwards of 300 feet to his death, park officials said Friday.
There's another happy SPOT customer in the world today. A hiker who slid on a snowfield in Rocky Mountain National Park and broke his leg was able to summon rescuers with this pocket-sized emergency beacon.
A 23-year-old Arizona man was killed when he fell about 70 feet while hiking in a canyon at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Another search-and-rescue operation in the National Park System has been scaled back due to a lack of success, this time in Mount Rainier National Park where a climber went missing Thursday.
A search was under way Friday for a 57-year-old climber missing on Mount Rainier, Mount Rainier National Park authorities said.
After five days of searching in 100-degree-plus weather in Joshua Tree National Park, searchers have no clues as to what happened to a 65-year-old Georgia man.
A search was under way Friday evening for a woman seen falling into Virginia Creek in Glacier National Park.
Two hikers who were exploring the backcountry of Glacier Bay National Park are recovering today from injuries sustained when ice from a calving glacier struck them.